Something a bit fishy…

  Dashing in to say that my new 75-word story Things That Go Bump is up at specialist flash fiction website Paragraph Planet today. It's a flippant little piece about ghosts, dead fish, and things that aren't quite as they seem. Do go and check it out - and I hope you have as much... Continue Reading →

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The Huntsman

Today I have a brand new 75-word story appearing at Paragraph Planet. The Huntsman is based on those old northern European 'swan maiden' fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson and the like, but with a hefty and macabre twist. I just hope it doesn't put you off your lunch!

Bits and bobs

Just a quick round-up of various bits of writing news today: The Being Me charity anthology is now fully available to buy on Amazon. With 16 stories from 15 authors (including my own time travel tale The Visitor) this is a great way of supporting a great cause. Do go and check it out! Paragraph... Continue Reading →

A summons to read…

...my 75- word flash fiction 'The Summons', which is appearing on the Paragraph Planet website. The story is based on an old myth from Thirlmere in the Lake District. The villages of Armboth and Wythburn were drowned (having been evacuated first, I should add - I'm not that much of a ghoul!) during the creation... Continue Reading →

Noises Off

This is the title of my latest short story, a spooky little tale told in exactly 75 words, which is appearing at Paragraph Planet today. Telling a whole story in so few words isn't easy - I often find that even when I think I've achieved the target I'm actually two words short, or three... Continue Reading →

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